Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Killing fields murders still have law enforcement agencies baffled

Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One ...

Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat

PRETORIA, South Africa - Brooklyn police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn ...

George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...

This is what Edward Snowden says it will take for him to return to US

Edward Snowden says he'd like to return to the U.S. - on one condition. That's what the former National Security ...

Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

Iranian, Russian, Turkish Presidents Focus on Unity to End Syrian War

ISTANBUL - The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara Monday in the latest trilateral summit to resolve ...

U.S. says Iran to blame for disrupting global oil supply

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure ...

Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

Kremlin calls for de-escalation of tensions in Gulf

MOSCOW, Russia - A spokesman for the Kremlin has cautioned the international community against jumping to conclusions on who may ...

OIC summit condemns Israeli settlements 'colonial' policies

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the international community, especially the UN, to ...

US Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Hacking Groups

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved ...

UN's Myanmar Rights Envoy Urges Aung San Suu Kyi to ?Open Your Eyes?

An appeal by a United Nations envoy on human rights to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to stop ignoring ...

UN Says Deal Reached on Committee for New Syria Constitution

UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Wednesday that a long-sought agreement has been reached on the composition ...

US Federal Reserve Cuts Key Rate for 2nd Time This Year

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year while ...

Pakistani Plan For Media Courts Marks ?Black Day? For Press Freedom

Pakistani media advocates, human rights activists, and opposition politicians have strongly denounced the government's plan to set up special tribunals ...

Zim to de-racialise land ownership in new investment drive

Zimbabwe says its land ownership rights will no longer take race into account as the southern African country continues to ...

Tottenham held by Olympiakos after blowing two-goal lead

Piraeus - Tottenham failed to get off to a winning start in the Champions League as last season's finalists let ...

As e-cigarettes take heat, Europe takes wait-and-see approach

Europe appears to have been spared an outbreak of the mysterious vaping-induced illnesses that have claimed seven lives in the ...

Cordillera DRRM stakeholders converge for Disaster Resilience Summit

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 18 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) gathered key stakeholders ...

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U.S. lowers interest rates, stocks largely unmoved

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Reserve cut rates on Wednesday but signalled no further rate reductions. The ...

$1.6 trillion in bonds issued in emerging East Asia in 2nd quarter

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market expanded steadily in the second quarter of 2019 despite downside ...

Stocks have mixed day, British pound retreats from 1.2500 level

SYDNEY, Australia - There was little movement on Asian markets on Wednesday .Shares in China closed slightly ahead, which in ...

GM strike is example of how US labour unions are killing manufacturing

Cao Dewang, the Chinese owner of the Ohio car glass factory featured in the documentary film American Factory, said the ...

The S&P 500 should be 13% lower because a recession is coming

Investors are keeping a wary eye on oil after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia crude facilities triggered the largest one-day ...

Wall Street puts on gains as Saudi Aramco reassures markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia advised its oil producing capacity should ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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